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The Red Lion - CLOSED

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Wonderful Pub in a quaint seaside village

The Publican, John, was warm and welcoming. We went in for a pint, and ended up going back every... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Great pit stop ( cycle route one )

My Partner and I dropped in for some refreshment whilst out on a bike ride, ( national route one... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
Terry G
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21 Oct 2015
“Sadly disappointing, given its central position”
12 Oct 2015
“Wonderful Pub in a quaint seaside village”
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1 Kingsdown Road, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6AZ, England
+44 1304 853190
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Wish I could find something positive to say about this place, but apart from the attractive, traditional, flint-stone exterior, there is little to commend it. The barman was friendly enough, but sitting in there on my own one evening was positively depressing. I was there...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

The Publican, John, was warm and welcoming. We went in for a pint, and ended up going back every evening at the end of the day. It's a wonderful place to have a pint, talk to the locals, and relax. They were always interested in...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My Partner and I dropped in for some refreshment whilst out on a bike ride, ( national route one ) we wish we could of stayed longer. John the owner was super friendly and even found a plaster for my girlfriend's grazed hand after she...More

1  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Description: Built in 1825, The Red Lion is located at the entrance to St Margaret's at Cliffe. Recently refurbished, the pub has the atmosphere and welcome of a typical English village pub. The beer garden, situated at the rear of the pub, is open all...More

1  Thank Glyn_Johns
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I have drunk in very many licensed premises, (proud to be a Life Member of CAMRA), and The Red Lion in St. Margaret's-at-Cliffe is one of the best I have ever visited. My wife, our two Westies and I are down in East Kent for...More

2  Thank Glyn J
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Absolutely cracking pub. Brilliant friendly bar stuff, great atmosphere. Great night :-) will be here every time we are down :-) plus john and Sophie look great dressed as wrestlers

3  Thank Lukeyw86
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We were spending the day touring the White Cliffs of Dover and found our way to the Red Lion. It is a quaint old pub run by John who was extremely welcoming and friendly and immediately made us feel at home. He gave us some...More

1  Thank Katseyes1808
Reviewed 15 July 2014

enjoyed me one night in the pub and would love to know how to get in touch with hospitable host John on the old facebook ..

2  Thank AndriesDutch
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We were in St Margarets for a weeks holiday in June, and spent most of our evenings in the Red Lion. We had a great time and must praise John on his lovely welcoming personality. He has a very clean pub and outstanding toilets. We...More

1  Thank Tina G
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Best pub in st Margrets, even the locals where fun and made us feel welcome! Can't believe he has not seen a KFC drive through... The James Bond room was amazing!

1  Thank Chrispeth
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